Tea and brownies at Quilliam Brothers' Teahouse
Days Out, Food & Drink, newcastle, Restaurant Reviews

Time for Tea at Quilliam Brothers’ Teahouse

When one of my closest friends suggested coming over to Newcastle from Durham for tea and cake this week, I had absolutely no difficulty choosing where to take her for a good ol' pot of tea, and baked goods that will impress. While there are many coffee shops in the toon, we have a distinct… Continue reading Time for Tea at Quilliam Brothers’ Teahouse

Days Out, Food & Drink, newcastle, Restaurant Reviews

Mason and Rye: Newcastle’s Perfect Patisserie Pit Stop

The long days of Christmas shopping in bustling Newcastle are nearly upon us, and so I thought it would be a good idea to tell you all about a cafΓ© that I think is the perfect place for a pit stop after many hours searching for the perfect silver wrapping paper to match your Mum’s… Continue reading Mason and Rye: Newcastle’s Perfect Patisserie Pit Stop

Food & Drink, newcastle, Restaurant Reviews

Violets Cafe: A Quayside Gem

One of my favourite things to do when I have a weekend off work is to go somewhere new for breakfast. It's all well and good making your own breakfast, but for me it just tastes that much nicer when someone else makes it for me! On Saturday I decided to meet a friend for… Continue reading Violets Cafe: A Quayside Gem

Food & Drink, newcastle, Restaurant Reviews

Catching Up With Friends at Cake Stories, Jesmond

What comes to mind when you think of Autumn? For me it's not just about falling leaves and colder temperatures, but it's also about visiting somewhere cosy and welcoming for a catch up with friends! If there's good tea, coffee and delicious cakes on offer, that's definitely an added bonus too! Yesterday I decided to… Continue reading Catching Up With Friends at Cake Stories, Jesmond

Food & Drink, North Tyneside, Restaurant Reviews

Brunching by the Sea at The Boatyard, Cullercoats

I'm a huge fan of both supporting local, independent businesses and brunch. So, imagine my delight when I discovered The Boatyard in Cullercoats - an independent brunch restaurant by Cullercoats Bay! It only took a quick look at their Instagram page to decide that the next time Alex was up from Manchester, we'd be heading… Continue reading Brunching by the Sea at The Boatyard, Cullercoats

Food & Drink, newcastle, Restaurant Reviews

The French Quarter, Newcastle – ‘French Tapas’ and Why It Worked For Me

I am a proud Geordie who loves Newcastle to bits and there is not often a time I can find fault in the city. However, up until recently there has been a noticeable and disappointing lack of French eateries in my beloved city. When I saw on social media that a French cafΓ©, wine bar,… Continue reading The French Quarter, Newcastle – ‘French Tapas’ and Why It Worked For Me